|Scope & Content
Advertiser of Delaware County businesses, schools, people and churches. The cover focuses on the Delaware Board of Trade officers and directors, followed inside by articles about prominent residences (Mr. F. P. Hills, Hon. J. D. VanDeman, Mr. L. L. Hudson and Little's White Sulphur Springs), the water works and Col. C. W. Wiles; Ohio Wesleyan University; Delaware churches (Baptist, Catholic, Episcopal, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian and Reformed); prominent doctors and Lawyers (Dr. S. W. Fowler, Dr. O. W. Bonner, Chas. W. Knight and historian Dewitt C. Lugenbeel; The Big Four Shops describes the railway depot facilities (Machinery, Boiler, Blacksmith, Tin & Pipefitting, Coach, Upholstering, Paint, Freight); there is a section several pages long on local schools; Oak Grove Cemetery; The Children's Home (orphanage) as well as short articles about various businesses and personalities. The purpose of the Board of Trade Semi-Weekly Gazette is to promote the community for prospective new residents.